RIM’s PlayBook Will Need Better Battery to Compete With Apple’s iPad

A new report from a Kaufman Bros. analyst this week suggests that RIM’s upcoming PlayBook tablet will need a significantly better battery if it has any chance of competing with Apple’s already hugely successful iPad. Shaw Wu states in his report that he would be “very surprised” if the PlayBook … Read the Full Story →

Second-Gen Apple iPad Cases Removed From Chinese Trade Site

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Cases listed on international business-to-business trade site Alibaba.com, which are rumored to be for the second-generation iPad, were removed earlier this week after the site received a “legitimate takedown request” and was ordered to remove the listings. Although a spokesman for the Alibaba Group declined to disclose the source of … Read the Full Story →

Patent Suit Re-Filed Against Apple by Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen

Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, has re-filed a patent lawsuit against Apple, Google, and several other major tech companies, which was originally filed back in August. This lawsuit accuses the companies of infringing patents developed by Interval Research Corp. – Allen’s now obsolete company. This time, however, Allen includes … Read the Full Story →

Augmented Reality Capability Discovered in Mobile Safari on iOS 4.2

With developers enjoying early access to iOS firmware releases before they go public, it’s not unusual for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch users to find out about new and upcoming features before they actually get their hands on the iOS update. There is one feature, however, that seems to have … Read the Full Story →

Motorola Dubs iPad a “Giant iPhone” in Video for New Tablet

In a teaser trailer for its upcoming tablet, Motorola brandishes Apple iPad “like a giant iPhone,” as if that’s some kind of insult to Apple’s hugely successful tablet. The video, titled ‘Tablet Evolution,’ also pokes fun at the Samsung Galaxy Tab for running a version of Android designed “for a … Read the Full Story →

Flextronics VP Sued for Leaking Details about iPhone 4 and iPad

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A report recently published by the Wall Street Journal describes how federal prosecutors have charged four corporate managers for allegedly accepting more than $400,000 to give insider financial details about Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), and technical details regarding the iPhone 4 and the iPad before their release. The four corporate managers at … Read the Full Story →

Google Latitude for iPhone Comes to Apple’s App Store

If you haven’t heard of it yet, Google Latitude is a location-based social network that allows users to share their location with their friends. An official iOS application for the service popped up in the App Store over the weekend, then quickly disappeared again for unknown reasons. However, today the … Read the Full Story →

Black Friday Deals at the Apple Online Store

Black Friday Apple Store Deals Sales

Happy Black Friday! If you haven’t already grabbed yourself a bargain today, why not treat yourself over at the Apple Online Store? There’s some great deals on iMacs, MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs, iPads & iPods – not to mention great accessories for each of your devices. Oprah declared the iPad … Read the Full Story →